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Coastal Culinary Lecture Series Off to a Good Start

Robb Walsh

On Thursday, October 5, 2017 we held the kick-off event of the “Coastal Culinary” Lecture Series featuring Robb Walsh. Walsh, a three-time James Beard Journalism Award winner, co-founder of Foodways Texas, and a partner in El Real Tex-Mex Cafe, discussed Boudin Kolaches: The Creolization of Our Local Culture.

Walsh, who is also the co-founder of Galveston Eats, a non-profit dedicated to preserving Galveston’s food culture, spoke to a full audience, where attendees had the opportunity to sample the savory pastry.

The event was funded by a generous grant from The National Endowment for the Humanities.

 

Alzheimers lecture at Galveston College

Galveston College Lecture Series: The Brain

Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias: Update on Prevention and Treatments

Please join us on October 10, 2017 for the first presentation for the 2017 Galveston College Lecture Series with guest speaker Dr. Mukaila Raji. Dr. Raji is Professor and Director, Division of Geriatrics in the Department of Internal Medicine and Senior Fellow in the Sealy Center on Aging at the University of Texas Medical Branch.

Mukaila A. Raji attended the medical school at the University of Ife in Nigeria. He also completed his internal medicine residency at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC, USA, a Geriatric Fellowship at Duke University in Durham, NC, USA, and Master of Science Degree in Pharmacology at the University of Alberta in Canada. Dr. Raji is board certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. He is a tenured Professor and Chief of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He is a Co-PI or Co-I on several federal grants. He has published over 85 peer-reviewed articles and several book chapters in the areas of cognitive aging and disability, health policy, and geriatric pharmacology. Dr. Raji is a recipient of the Sir William Osler Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award, the America’s 2017 Top Doctor in Geriatric Medicine, and the 2016 Top Texas Physician Awards. He is Program Director of UTMB Geriatric Medicine Fellowship. Dr. Raji teaches medical students, residents, and geriatrics fellows and serves as attending faculty on the Acute Care for the Elders Unit, Geriatric Consults, and Geriatric Clinic Service.

boudin kolaches

Coastal Culinary Lecture Series: Exploring Food Narratives

Boudin Kolaches: The Creolization of Our Local Culture

Robb Walsh

Please join us for the kick-off event of the “Coastal Culinary” Lecture Series featuring Robb Walsh. Walsh is a three-time James Beard Journalism Award winner, the author of a dozen books about food, and a partner in El Real Tex-Mex Cafe in Houston’s Montrose neighborhood. He is the co-founder of Galveston Eats, a non-profit dedicated to preserving Galveston’s food culture, associated with The Gulf Coast Food Project at the University of Houston’s Public History Center. Walsh also co-founded Foodways Texas, a non-profit dedicated to preserving Texas food history headquartered at University of Texas at Austin.

Th event will take place Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the the Seibel Wing at Galveston College and is funded by a generous grant from The National Endowment for the Humanities.